APES_Exam_Practice_-_CH_09

APES_Exam_Practice_-_CH_09 - Ch. 09 Multiple Choice...

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Ch. 09 Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. ____ 1. The human population has grown exponentially over the last 200 years due to a. medical advances. b. expansion of agriculture. c. increased industrial production. d. improved hygiene. e. All of the above. ____ 2. A common argument against population control could be that a. it violates religious or moral beliefs b. it violates the right to privacy c. it keeps minorities or citizens of developing countries from gaining power d. a and b only e. a, b and c ____ 3. Which of the following is not a major factor for rapid population increase over the last 200 years? a. humans developed the ability to expand into diverse new habitats and different climate zones b. technology allowed people to spend less time on menial labor and more time raising famil- ies c. the emergence of early and modern agriculture allowed more people to be fed per unit of land area. d. the development of sanitation systems, antibiotics and vaccines helped to control infec- tious disease. e. All of the above are correct ____ 4. The optimum sustainable population is a. the level that would allow most people to live in reasonable comfort and freedom without impairing the ability of the planet to sustain future generations. b. the level that could be sustained by creating technology that would solve any environment- al problem humans might face. c. the maximum number of people that could live comfortably but not induce any environ- mental degradation on the planet. d. All of the above.
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None of the above. ____ 5. The population change in a particular year can be calculated by a. (deaths + emigration) - (births + immigration) b. (births + immigration) - (deaths + emigration) c. (deaths + immigration) - (births + emigration) d. (births + emigration) - (deaths + immigration) e. (births + deaths) - (immigration + emigration) ____ 6. The crude birth rate is the number of live births per ____ persons in a given year. a. 50 b. 100 c. 500 d. 1,000 e. 10,000 ____ 7. The highest crude birth rate and crude death rate are in a. Africa. b. Latin America. c. Asia. d. Europe. e. Oceania. ____ 8. Total fertility rate is a. the number of children born to a woman during her lifetime b. the number of children a couple must bear to replace themselves c. the average number of children a woman typically has during her reproductive years d. the number of live births per 1000 people e. the births and immigration into a population minus the deaths and emigration ____ 9. Between 1900 and 2006, the population of the United States increased a. more than 50 million. b. more than 100 million. c. more than 200 million. d.
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